The Maine Windjammer Association
Maine Windjammer Association Newsletter
September 2014
 / VOLUME 13 / ISSUE 9  
Autumn Highlights

photo: Courtesy Schooner Isaac H. Evans

How did the Schooner Isaac H. Evans celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day this month? In style, of course! Captain Brenda’s guests sailed, sang, ate lobster and even enjoyed a visit from Pirate Mike.

photo: Mark Krasnow Photography

Schooner American Eagle made her annual trek to Massachusetts at the end of August to participate in the Gloucester Schooner Festival where she won first place (again) in the Mayor’s Race.

photo: Mark Krasnow Photography

Schooner American Eagle about to overtake Schooner Adventure at the Gloucester Schooner Festival. This year marks Captain John and his able crew’s 10th victory!

photo: John S. Gray

Heritage guests make their way to Lobster Island for the much-anticipated lobster bake that features all the fixin’s.

photo: Captain Dennis Gallant

Windjammers Angelique and Stephen Taber raft up for an evening of music.

photo: Courtesy Schooner Lewis R. French

Who’s steering this schooner, anyway? Captain Garth and Gus strike a pose on the bowsprit of the Schooner Lewis R. French.

photo: Courtesy Schooner Isaac H. Evans

Stitcher’s unite aboard the Schooner Isaac H. Evans during their annual knitter’s cruise.

photo: Meghan J. McArdle

Sunshine and smiles cap this crew’s 4-day September cruise aboard the Heritage.

photo: Courtesy Schooner Stephen Taber

2014 marked the tenth anniversary of the Schooner Stephen Taber’s Wine Week. These guests enjoyed a well-paired wine vacation with spectacular fall weather and foliage.

photo: Meg Maiden

The whole MWA fleet turned out for the WoodenBoat Sail-In on September 9th, providing spectators on shore with amazing views, especially at sunset.

photo: Phil Miner

The happy Angelique crew from the Sept 7-13 cruise.

photo: Captain Kip Files

A perfect day in September for a swim off the Victory Chimes.

photo: Doug Mills, Shoot Maine Studios

The three-masted Schooner Victory Chimes arrives at the annual WoodenBoat Sail-In in Brooklin.

photo: John S. Gray

America’s two oldest commercial sailing vessels, Schooners Stephen Taber (left) and Lewis R. French (right), strut their stuff during the Camden Windjammer Weekend.


With Rockport’s Indian Island Light in the foreground, Schooner Mary Day heads out on her final cruise of the 2014 season.

photo: Captain Jen Martin

Last day of the sailing season for Schooner Mary Day. Down-rigging begins…bittersweet!

Thank you guests and crew for sharing these lovely photos online. Everyone is encouraged to enter their favorite images in the annual Photo Contest this fall. Winners will be announced in November.

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